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Day: February 29, 2024

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Govt moves to rehabilitate roads in other cities, towns

GOVERNMENT will soon rehabilitate and construct roads in the country’s major cities and towns which have been neglected by opposition-run local authorities for the past 20 years. Despite receiving disbursements from the Zimbabwe National Road Authority and also revenue from ratepayers, most local authorities have been neglecting service delivery, and now the Government is stepping […]

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VP Mohadi
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VP Mohadi in Kenya for UN summit

VICE President Kembo Mohadi is in Nairobi, Kenya for the 6th Session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA-6) which opened on Monday and runs until tomorrow at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters. It is being held under the theme: “Effective, inclusive and sustainable multilateral actions to tackle climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution”. […]

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Zim, Botswana forge ahead with eliminating passport requirement

ZIMBABWE and Botswana are forging ahead with eliminating passport requirements for citizens travelling between the two countries with the Government already working on fine-tuning the modalities and operational framework to allow people to use identity documents to cross the border. The agreement between President Mnangagwa and President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana, which is in line […]

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Zimbabwe National Road Administration chief executive officer Nkosinathi Ncube (right), flanked by board chairperson Dr George Manyaya and deputy board chairperson Ms Lizwe Bunu, speaks to the media during a Press conference in Harare yesterday.
Business

Zinara to roll out e-tolling this year

THE Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) will begin rolling out e-tolling before the end of the year to improve efficiency, motorists’ convenience and reduce operational costs. E-tolling is a cashless system that allows road users to make payments for road use with card facilities or e-tags at toll gates, with payments being made without vehicles […]

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Business

Global commodity price slump chokes Zimplats

PLATINUM group metals (PGMs) producer Zimplats has been affected by the global softening of metal prices, which saw the firm incur a 32 percent revenue drop in the six months ended December 31, 2023. Due to the negative developments in the global economy, prices for most mineral commodities including platinum, nickel and lithium have been […]

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Minister of Information, Publicity, and Broadcasting Services, Jenfan Muswere
Sports

DeMbare, Bosso in Uhuru date

GIANTS Dynamos and Highlanders are set to clash twice in just over a month as they have been short-listed to compete in the 2024 President’s Independence Trophy in Manicaland. The football match pitting the country’s two biggest teams is expected to put the icing on the festivities to be held on April 18. Manica Diamonds, […]

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Stakeholders follow proceedings during a Marriages Act awareness meeting in Gwanda
News

Chiefs get marriage officer training

GOVERNMENT will next month start rolling out a training programme for chiefs across the country to enable them to become marriage officers of registered customary law marriages in line with the new Marriages Act.  The new amalgamated and updated Marriages Act was brought into operation in September 2022 by President Mnangagwa, after he confirmed the […]

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Sports

Women’s soccer clash on Saturday

THREE Bulawayo women’s Division One football teams will clash over the weekend in a mini tournament at Mpopoma High School. Mposa Academy are the organisers of the event. Bulawayo  Galaxy, Mposa Academy and Street Set FC are set to compete. Moslin Nkala, the team manager of Mposa confirmed  that they would take on Bulawayo Galaxy […]

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The Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Resettlement Dr Anxious Masuka gives a media update on the meeting aimed at improving water supply in Bulawayo yesterday. Listening are the Minister of State for Bulawayo Provincial Affairs and Devolution Cde Judith Ncube and Bulawayo mayor Councillor David Coltart. — (Picture by Eliah Saushoma)
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Government acts on Bulawayo…State security to guard borehole infrastructure

GOVERNMENT has moved in to address the water crisis facing Bulawayo by repairing 35 out of 60 boreholes at the Nyamandlovu Aquifer while 83 sites have been identified for drilling more boreholes within the city as part of emergency measures. The repaired boreholes in Nyamandlovu are already pumping 12 megalitres of water per day into […]

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